LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid on Monday advised people to be vaccinated against their “danger”, saying the COVID-19 vaccine has harmful effects, which he claimed that “some countries There have also been deaths.
Dr. Yasmeen Rashid clarified to the media here in Lahore that it is not yet possible to say with certainty how long the vaccine for corona virus has been effective. “Research into the treatment of corona virus epidemics around the world is still ongoing,” he said.
“No one, not even COVID-19 patients, will be forcibly vaccinated against polio. We will make the public aware of the harmful effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The provincial health minister said the vaccine had harmful effects against the corona virus. “In some countries, the CoVID-19 vaccine has killed everyone, so everyone will be vaccinated at their own risk,” he noted.
Talking about standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to coronavirus, Dr. Rashid said that people have been repeatedly asked to implement them fully and fully. At present, he added, there are lockdowns in 18 neighborhoods in Lahore, and the number of affected patients is gradually declining.
Free Covid 19 vaccines to health workers
The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), which monitors coronavirus developments across Pakistan, will provide the vaccine to the entire country from Wednesday, he said.
The Punjab health minister claimed that tracking contacts in his province was far better than others.
He said that health workers in both private and government hospitals would be vaccinated free of Covid 19, adding that the first priority would be to give medicine to people above 60 years of age and then to people above 50 years of age.
He said that in the next four to five months, a large section of the population would be successfully vaccinated against polio.
‘False propaganda’ about medical seats
Dr. Rashid stressed that new equipment worth Rs. 10 billion has been procured for government hospitals and PTI’s global health coverage project will be completed by the end of the year. He said that Punjab has always played the role of “big brother” in other provinces.
“Seats for medical students have not been reduced in any province, including Sindh,” he added. He added that citing the controversy that led to student protests across the country last month.
He claimed that “false propaganda is being spread about the reduction in the number of seats in medical colleges.”